Persuader

Steve is the brand manager at PI. He successfully avoided art school but fell into design anyway.

How to stop micromanaging your teams and start promoting leadership

7 min read

What’s one thing all micromanagers have in common?  They don’t trust their people, and as we know, trust is at the core of any high-performing team.  Particularly in industries like tech, where autonomous work is essential to efficiency, micromanagement can be a morale killer. The best managers are adept at delegating work to highly engaged…

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two designers working to rebrand the company

How to rebrand a company to boost perception

6 min read

Rebranding a company isn’t an easy task. It’s also something you shouldn’t take lightly. Here are some tips when looking to launch a successful rebrand.

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what is employee engagement

What is employee engagement?

5 min read

What is employee engagement and why should businesses focus on it? Read this primer on employee engagement to find out.

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An interview with Stefan Valentin

8 min read

Tell us a bit about why you came to The Predictive Index in the first place. What drew you? I actually came on board as a referral from PI’s only product manager at the time. I’ve known her for years and she’s the type of person who always goes all-in on things with a passion…

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An interview with Sarah Mulvey

7 min read

Sarah, you were a teacher in South Carolina, then up and moved to Boston. You got a job as an administrative assistant at The Predictive Index, but you’ve got a totally different job today. Walk us through your journey at PI. Sure! I never expected to end up where I am now, but I guess…

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Steve smells a Thanksgiving dish

Thanksgiving dinner: what kind of cook are you?

6 min read

I don’t follow recipes, and I’m nervously excited for Thanksgiving dinner. I love to cook, but I’m not exactly “by the book” when it comes to following recipes. I’ll scan it over for the general idea of what needs to get done, and then I’m off to the races, foregoing the measuring cups and relying…

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The mixed messages you’re sending employees

5 min read

Tom was a new sales support manager who’d been in the role for about a month. One of his employees, Rhonda, was quite a sensitive person, and although she’d been in the job three years and knew the role well, Tom felt she needed to be more forceful and decisive when dealing with the company’s…

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Good employees quit when they're in a role they don't enjoy

How to crack the code of employee disengagement

8 min read

Employee Engagement. It’s all the rage. Why? Let’s start with the cold hard fact that 13 percent of global workers are engaged, according to Gallup.  Basically, this means that the vast majority of people in the world are going to work, sleepwalking though their day, giving companies little to no discretionary effort, and doing what they have to…

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Abandoned room

Life after people [operations]

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Your boring brand may not scare away all the top talent – just most of it

3 min read

By Steve Messina

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